News for 13 May 2009
13.05.2009 Beaten activist filed complaint to prosecutor’s office
On 7 May before the action of solidarity that was held by democratic activists to mark the tenth anniversary of disappearance of Yury Zakharanka, the police detained several persons near Kastrychnitskaya metro station. Among the detainees there were Raman Bahdanovich, Siarhei Kazakou, Anatol Liabedzka, Aliaksei Senchyla and Maxim Serhiyets. The warrant officer Dzianis Korsak put down their passport data. Then the detainees were taken to a police bus, where they were beaten by policemen.
13.05.2009 Baranavichy: police detain ‘Young Front’ activist Piatro Ruzau
In the night of 12-13 May in Baranavichy the police detained the activist Piatro Ruzau for making graffiti ‘Freedom to political prisoners!’ and ‘Freedom to Autukhovich!’ on the walls of the local meat processing and packing factory in the center of the city.
13.05.2009 Detention of youth activists in Minsk
On 12 May the Young Front Minsk coordinator Pavel Kuryianovich and an activist Viktoryia Ladzis were detained in Minsk.